Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Reader.Field.setItems.Object.Use.After.Free

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Use After Free vulnerability in Adobe Acrobat Reader.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted PDF file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted PDF file.

Affected Products

Adobe Reader XI (11.0.11) and earlier 11.x versions
Adobe Reader X (10.1.14) and earlier 10.x versions
Adobe Acrobat XI (11.0.11) and earlier 11.x versions
Adobe Acrobat X (10.1.14) and earlier 10.x versions

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version available from the website.
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/reader/apsb15-15.html

CVE References

CVE-2015-5099

Other References

APSB15-15